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a demonstration and he could go out and he and john boehner could do a rack of clay pidgeons and see who comes out on top. >> megyn: can you imagine what would happen if he did that. john kerry tried to get himself a picture with the ducks and lost endlessly, they're not-- >> the ducks were killed. and the president demonstrating i'm not against the family traditions of hunting and not allowing the fact that a lot of people do hunting, but not against the tradition of hunting, but people on the pro second amendment side of this say this has nothing to do with killing birds or shooting clay pidgeons, this has everything to do with tyranny and the government and individuals and empowerment of individuals. so the gap just gets wider and wider and wider. >> megyn: yeah. chris stirewalt, thank you, sir. >> you bet. >> megyn: as we mentioned a moment ago, there was some powerful testimony today on the issue of gun control in hartford, connecticut came from a man named mark mattioli who lost his son, remember the picture his sweet child. his father spoke passionately about his son, the shooting of the is
unconstitutional and we represent the speaker, john boehner, in this case, and i tell you, i think this is a great win for the constitution. and the separation of powers. i know my friend julian is going to disagree, but i think this is a very important signal that the president is a president,'s not a monarch, he doesn't get to make theys decisions by himself. a reason we have advice and consent in the constitution and i think this is a big day. no doubt about it. >> megyn: julian, your thoughts? >> well, if jay wants to say this is a decision of a monarch, then he would characterize former president bush as a monarch, former president bush made somewhere in the order of 171 of these appointments. these are appointments that have regularly been made by presidents. president clinton made 139. and somewhat what the court said here, different from what other courts have said, is that presidents cannot make recess appointments one, between congressing or two, between sessions of congresses which occur at basically the end of the year for a very short period of time. presidents since we have all known
under the so-called boehner rule where they were going to require a measure of deficit reduction, a spending cut for every dollar that they increase the debt limit. they have at least postponed that for four months, giving the president the debt ceiling increase that he wanted till may. the house passed the measure by 285-144 vote and it's a bipartisan showing on an initiative brought fourth by the republicans to control that chamber, days after president obama gave an inaugural speech at that seemed to carry some pointed attacks directored at the republican party. here are excerpts of that. >> we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. we do not believe that in this country freedom is reserved for the lucky. or happiness for the few. the commitments we made to each other, through medicare, medicaid and social security. these things do not sap our initiative. they strengthen us. [applaus [applause]. they do not make us a nation of takers, they free us to take t
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